Karla Linn Merrifield

Poet

237 Hollybrook Road
Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: 
(585) 259-6934
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

-- Poetry editor, Sea Stories (online journal); Poetry Book Reviewer and Assistant Editor, The Centrifugal Eye; Frequent Contributor, The Songs of Eretz Poetry Review;  Faculty Member, Writers & Books, Rochester, NY

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
A Bird in the Hand: Risk and Flight (Outrider Press, 2013)
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The Light in Ordinary Things (Fearless Books, 2013)
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Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology (Salmon Poetry, 2010)
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The Dire Elegies: 59 Poets on Endangered Species of North America (Foothills Publishing, 2006)
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Knocking on the Silence (Foothills Publishing, 2005)
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Midst (Foothills Publishing, 2004)
Books:
Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North (Cirque, 2019)
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Psyche's Scroll (Poetry Box, 2018)
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Bunchberries: More Poems of Canada (Foothills Publishing, 2015)
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Attaining Canopy: Amazon Poems (Foothills Publishing, 2013)
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Litchic Scatter and Other Poems (Mercury Heartlink, 2013)
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Liberty's Vigil, The Occupy Anthology: 99 POems among the 99% (Foothills Publishing, 2012)
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The Ice Decides: Poems of Antarctica (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
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The Urn (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
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The Etowah River Psalms (Foothills Publishing, 2009)
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Dawn of Migration and Other Audubon Dreams (RochesterInk Publications, 2007)
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Godwit: Poems of Canada (Foothills Publishing, 2006)
Journals: , ,
Cirque
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Colere
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Interstice
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Kerf
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Negative Capability
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Paper Street
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SLAB
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Slab Literary Review
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Texas Poetry Journal
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The Centrifugal Eye
Prizes won: 

9 Pushcart Prize Nominations; 2009 Everglades National Park Artist-in-Residence 2009; Andrew Eiseman Writers Award for Poetry (Godwit: Poems of Canada); 2019 Finalist, Bermuda Triangle Prize, The Poet’s Billow; 2019: Wilda Morris’ Poetry Challenge, First Place, August 2019; 2019 semifinalist, Pangaea Prize, The Poet’s Billow

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Naturalists/Environmentalists
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Fairmont, WV
West Virginia
Raised in: 
Rochester, NY
New York
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Last update: Aug 30, 2019